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Traditional Hot Ghanaian Meat Pies

Anyone can make these classic hot Ghanaian meat pies

Corned beef pie recipes actually have roots in Ghana Africa. To make a delicious corned beef pie, you will need veggies, canned corned beef and seasonings, just be sure to use good quality canned corned beef.

Anyone can make these classic hot Ghanaian meat pies

Traditionally, almost every household in Ghana has a corned beef hot pie recipe.

How to make hot Ghanaian corned beef pie

Prep time 20 minutes Cook time 20 minutes Total time 40 minutes

Ingredients
1 12 ounce can corned beef
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large carrot, diced
1 hot pepper, minced
1 large potato, diced
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste
Salt and black pepper
1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Directions
In a large fry pan over medium high-heat add oil, brown onions and add remaining ingredients making sure to evenly break-up the corned beef.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F or 180 degrees C. Cover a large cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

For the pie crust, you can use premade mini filo dough shells, store-bought puff pastry or premade pie crust.

After the dough is rolled out, cut it with a water glass or a round cookie cutter, and then place a small amount of corned beef mixture in the middle.

Bake for about 18-20 mins.

Remove from the oven and let them cool on a metal rack. Makes 12 hot pies.

After Ghana hot pies are completely cooled, the hot pies can be frozen by wrapping hot pies lightly in parchment paper, and placing in a zippered freezer bag storing in the freezer for up to a week.


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